LBJ Buys Pants. putthison: In 1964, Lyndon… – AUSTIN KLEON : TUMBLR

by Scott Smith

Before I lived in Texas, I thought King of the Hill was just overblown satire, but no, as this tape makes clear, it’s just straight up realism.

Classic LBJ. As he orders a pair of pants, he belches, describes how his Hagars ride him a bit high like he’s straddling a wire fence, and even tells Hagar how the pockets need an extra inch so his knife and money doesn’t fall out.